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A New 2015-16 UNICEF Team!!


 Our new UNICEF team has 1 new member, Willow.  

Mrs. Ashton guides us when we need guidance but we do as much of the planning and promoting of the Convention on the rights of the child ourselves.



UNICEF’s Day for Change on Friday 5th

We shall be celebrating UNICEF’s Day for Change on Friday 5th February and we have many activities to get involved in as we raise money for children living in dangerous situations.

This year, our focus article from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is: Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and mental needs.

Non uniform day: We are thinking particularly about the children in Syria and so encourage you to wear the colours of the Syrian flag rather than school uniform. A fee for the privilege of non-uniform will be approximately £1. We challenge you to bring this in small change. Delve down the sides of your sofas and risk a search under your bed. Bring whatever change you find and we shall make a coin trail around school. I wonder how long will our trail be?

Art competition:The theme this year is money. This could be as straightforward as illustrating coins or more complex such as reflecting poverty versus wealth. There will be prizes for FSU, KS1 and KS2. Have a go and see your work displayed in the main corridor!

'Glusburn Bake-Off':This is a cake decorating competition for ALL staff at the school. The competition is usually fierce and we welcome Mrs. Birch back as chief judge! The theme will again be money and raffle tickets will be sold at 20p for the winning cake.

Cake Sale on Friday 5th February: This will be the sale of all other cake entries cut in slices at 20p each. Children, please remember to hold onto 20p when you bring your money in a week on Friday.

Quiz Sheets: Finally, UNICEF Team members have written quizzes, one for each key stage. We shall sell these at 20p each and

winners will have the opportunity to participate in ‘Role for the Morning’, standing in as Headteacher, General Teaching Assistant, School Secretary, Mid day supervisor, and Class Teaching Assistant.

We wish you a very happy ‘Day for Change 2016’ and look forward to supporting UNICEF and its work in emergency situations around the world.

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Fundraising for Syrian Child Refugees

On Wednesday September 15th, we shall be wearing clothes in the UNICEF colours - light blue and white- and making a donation to the UNICEF appeal for Syrian Child Refugees.

2015-2016 Diary


Welcome of new members.

Discussion about role of UNICEF Team in school.

Reminder to the children about having an early lunch so that we are prompt to the 12.30 meeting.


UNICEF Team photo

Children's Clothes Collection for Leeds City of Sanctuary

Bun sale in KS2 for Syrian refugees.

Tamang Kharka School in Nepal.




The theme for 2015 is 'EMERGENCIES'. The UNICEF Team worked hard planning activities around this theme.

Have a look at the photos.


 The teachers baked cakes with an 'Emergency' theme.

The 1st place certificate was awarded to Mrs. Donald for her Shelter Box Tent cake!!


 The police came to talk about their emergency vehicles.

We learned how fast the motor bike and car can travel

when they are travelling to an emergency.


 The children enjoyed sitting inside the police car and setting off the siren.The children enjoyed sitting inside the police car and setting off the siren.

UNICEF TEAM perform an opening ceremony for Sports' Day

Molly introduced the UNICEF routine explaining that it focussed on the rights of children to be healthy and to achieve their potential.

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